David Beckham believes the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will be "amazing" parents and has helped out the couple by suggesting a name for the new royal arrival.
"David's pretty good ... if it's a boy of course, " he recommended
The football star struck up a friendship with William when the pair joined forces to lobby for London's Olympic bid in 2007.
In an interview with Sky News, Beckham said: "They're going to be amazing parents because they are so loving towards children.
"We've seen William grow from that young boy into an unbelievable gentleman. And that as a father is really important."